Around the world, the adoption of digital technology has helped governments deliver services, manage internal operations, and engage the public. Digital government can help government institutions become more coordinated, efficient, resilient, responsive, accountable, and participatory. 

USAID and development partners are increasingly looking to support countries in the process of adopting technologies to create public value — broadly referred to as digital government — while mitigating and avoiding significant risks.

Based on the Digital Government Model, these briefs provide an outline as to how digital government interacts within a particular USAID technical sector, including existing trends and examples of digital government within the sector as well as key barriers.